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Company to inspect Texas coaster where woman fell

July 22, 2013 • National News


This aerial photo shows the Texas Giant roller coaster at Six Flags Over Texas where a woman fell to her death, Saturday, July 20, 2013, in Arlington, Texas. Investigators will try to determine if a woman who died while riding the roller coaster at the amusement park Friday night fell from the ride after some witnesses said she wasn’t properly secured. (AP Photo/The Dallas Morning News, Louis DeLuca) MANDATORY CREDIT; MAGS OUT; TV OUT; INTERNET USE BY AP MEMBERS ONLY; NO SALES

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — A German roller coaster maker is sending officials to a North Texas amusement park to inspect a ride after a woman fell to her death.

Tobias Lindnar, a project manager for Gerstlauer Amusement Rides in Munsterhausen, Germany, told The Dallas Morning News that the company will investigate what led to Friday’s fatal accident at Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington.

Witnesses said the woman expressed concern about the Texas Giant roller coaster’s safety bar not completely Login to read more

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